More than 20 months Alton Sterling was shot and killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced the two officers involved would not be charged by the state.
Alton Sterling was shot to death July 5, 2016, by Baton Rouge policeman Blane Salamoni outside the Triple S Food Mart after he and fellow officer Howie Lake II were called to the convenience store for a threat allegedly made by Sterling.
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Almost a year later, a 10-month investigation into the confrontation carried out by the U.S. Justice Department determined not enough evidence was uncovered to bring criminal civil rights charges in the shooting.
Read Landry's full statement below:
The statement touted a report from the Louisiana Department of Justice. Read the full report below:
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry on Tuesday declined any criminal charges against the two white Baton Rouge police officers involved in …
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Tuesday morning that charges would not be brought against the two officers involved in the fa…